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Persistence Pays Off

June 17, 2021

…gratitude and pride on top of their caps, many outlined in glitter and framed by flowers. They read, “First in the family tree to receive a college degree,” “Soy el fruto de sus sacrificios,” and “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” Others…

Reaching for the Sky

March 7, 2013

…can be found on top of the Price Center, Atkinson Hall, the Telemedicine Learning Center, the Housing, Dining and Hospitality administration building and other structures on campus. Kleissl encourages all homeowners in hot climates to explore the option of installing a reflective or “cool” roof on their home as they…

What’s in Your Gut?

May 17, 2018

…the public on scientific topics. Among the observations made by the team of scientists at the UC San Diego Center for Microbiome Innovation is that the number of plants in a person’s diet is a factor in the diversity of their gut microbiome. The American Gut Project Mini-Symposium was held…

Tackling Changes and Challenges With Robotics

November 3, 2016

…event featured talks by top researchers at Qualcomm, Facebook, Nissan, Toyota and Leidos, as well as UC San Diego. “We are building right here in real time before your eyes a world-class robotics cluster in San Diego and the greater CaliBaja region,” Pisano said Friday. At the center of it…

The Campaign for UC San Diego

August 19, 2019

…for UC San Diego Top Philanthropic Impacts to Campus since FY 2012–2013 Achieving the $2 billion milestone through the Campaign for UC San Diego has transformed our community, strengthened our research and supported our ability to educate the underserved. Philanthropy has impacted our campus in so many ways—below is just…

Academic Senate Honors Campus Scholars for Distinguished Teaching

June 5, 2014

…teaching at the very top of the scale. Dr. Laiken enjoys medical education, is so concerned about doing it well, and is so generous with her time that she barely recognizes any reward beyond constant praise from her students. She is a passionate and talented teacher and has taken an…

Language Crafters

April 25, 2013

…are odd-sounding superimpositions on top of an English structure. Only a “real” invented language will do. We can thank Tolkien for that or perhaps Marc Okrand. Today’s conlangs, says Goodall, who teaches the “How to Create a Language” freshman seminar at UC San Diego, may have small vocabularies, but they…

Fieldwork in a Changing Field

October 18, 2018

…expected to crack the top five. Temperature records have been set in nearly every continent this year – from the highest verified overnight low temperature of all time set in Oman 42.6℃ (108.7℉) to the highest temperature ever recorded in Japan (41.1℃ or 106℉) and the highest ever recorded in…

Pioneering Bioengineer Shu Chien Teaches Lessons That Extend Far Beyond Research Lab

October 17, 2019

…University, and Chien’s first doctoral student at UC San Diego. Stories of Chien’s willingness to go above and beyond run the gamut. There was the time he literally chased down a thief in a market to return money stolen from the pocket of Cheng Zhu, one of Chien’s trainees at…

UC San Diego’s Big Ideas for 2016 — and Beyond

January 7, 2016

…places us among the top five research universities in the nation. And we put that research funding to good use — in 2015, Washington Monthly once again ranked UC San Diego as the No. 1 university in the nation for its positive impact. These recognitions are a credit to our…

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